Indian security agencies have advised Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take extra precaution this Independence Day and address the nation from within a bulletproof enclosure.
PM Modi addressing the nation in 2015. Indian Express
To make their voices heard they have even made a strong pitch to national security adviser Ajit Doval and asked him to advice PM not to ignore the threat advisory this time around.
PM Modi addressing the nation in 2014. Indian Express
In the last two years, PM Modi at the very last-minute had decided to do away with the bulletproof enclosure while giving his speech.
Looking at this, the security agencies have also advised that PM Modi should wear a bulletproof vest as safety precaution, as they have learnt that the threat perception on the PM is “extremely high” this year.
Security check at Red Fort ahead of Independence Day celeberation. Dainik Jagran
They believe that to breach PM’s security cordon, the enemies might use drone technology and especially looking at growing ISIS-led terror attacks across the globe, they cannot take this risk.